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Arts Datebook

Arts Datebook Sept. 8

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“Tulips and Leaves” by Kristin Gibson will be on display at City Art Gallery Thursday-Oct. 10.


Friday, September 8, 2017


The Children’s World Learning Center and Walton Academy Exhibition is on display through Sunday. It includes Rembrandt-inspired landscapes painted by summer camp students.

“Greenville Brush Strokes: Painting Down East” continues through Oct. 8 in the Commons Gallery. In the exhibit, members of Greenville Brushstrokes display their appreciation for regional imagery and culture.

“Universe of the Mind: Inquiry & Inspiration by Nature,” an exhibition by Hanna Jubran, continues through Nov. 19 in West Wing Gallery. Featuring the work of East Carolina University sculpture professor Hanna Jubran, the exhibit is a series of sculptures based on Jubran's interest in astronomy. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. today. “Universal Inquiries,” a formal discussion featuring Jubran and Tim Christensen, an ECU biology professor, will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Collard Festival Art Show

Ayden Collard Festival’s ninth annual indoor art show will be open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today, noon-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the Ayden Community Building, 548 Second St.

The show features 200 works by adults and 180 youth creations. Nearly a dozen types of media are represented, including oil, acrylic and watercolor painting; photography; sculpture and creative design. Visit www.aydencollardfestival.com.

City Art Gallery 

The Ellen Hathaway exhibit ends today.  

“Southern Views” will be on display Thursday-Oct. 10. It will include still life paintings by Kristin Gibson, illuminating interiors by Karen Lawrence and coastal landscapes by Suzanne Morris. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, with a painting demonstration at 7 p.m. 

City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000. 

Gallery DBA

Gallery DBA, 817 Dickinson Ave., will display Henry Stindt’s “Pop Up Retro” through Sept 30. 

Gray Gallery

East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design will host “Is This the World We Created?” through Sept. 23. The exhibit of faculty and graduate student work features ceramics, graphic design, illustration, drawing, metal design, painting, photography, film, printmaking, sculpture and textile design.

Wellington B. Gray Gallery is in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. Call 328-1312 or visit www.ecu.edu/​art. 

N.C. Collection

“Carolina Colas and Carbonated Treasures” is on display at the Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection through October. Exhibits include vintage advertisements and antique glass soda bottles as well as letters, photographs and local memorabilia.

The Verona Joyner Langford North Carolina Collection is on the third floor of ECU’s Joyner Library off 10th Street. Visit www.ecu.edu/​lib.


Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge will exhibit “Beyond Bricks and Mortar: Revisiting the Sycamore Hill Community,” a project by ECU's Joyner Library, through Sept. 29 in the Don Edwards and Harvey Wooten galleries. 

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.

Surround Gallery

The work of Richard and Marian McLawhorn will be on display during the months of September and October. An opening reception will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. today.

Surround Gallery is located at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greenville,131 Oakmont Drive. Call 746-4714 or 355-6658.